Words of the Bible
Guidelines on the Life of Faith
What does the Bible teach about the virtues of Christians?
What Should Be the Subjects of Prayer?
There is nothing we can accomplish without the help of God. God waits for us to ask him for help (Mt 7:7–8), and gives ear to our prayers in the invisible world. Therefore, we should make every effort to pray hard (1 Th 5:17). What should be the subjects of prayer? First seek His kingdom…
When Should We Pray?
In the Bible, it is written that the forefathers of faith received much blessing after overcoming difficulties through prayer. Jesus, who came down to the earth as the Savior, too carried out the gospel work through prayer. Prayer is essential in the life of Christians; it is a link between God and us. We must…
How Do We Pray?
Prayer is a spiritual conversation between God and us. We must believe firmly in the existence of God and pray with all our mind and heart, believing that He will give us what we ask for. Let’s understand in more detail on how we should pray. 1) Seeking first His kingdom and His righteousness If…
Why Do We Pray?
What is the reason for us to pray? Some people pray aimlessly without a goal. However, if we know the reason and purpose for prayer, we would be able to pray more sincerely. Let us see why we should pray. 1) We should pray in order to give thanks to God In our daily life,…
What Is Prayer?
Prayer is a ritual to ask not only for God’s blessings, but also for His help when we face various difficulties that we cannot handle by ourselves. It is hard for us, humans, to live without help from others in this world because we have limited abilities. Likewise, we cannot live without God’s help. Therefore,…
How Should We Greet the Sabbath Day?
Let’s find out how we should prepare and greet the Sabbath day to receive abundant blessings from God. First, we should prepare for the Sabbath day through the Preparation Day. The day before the Sabbath is called the Preparation Day meaning to prepare for the Sabbath day. We need to finish our private affairs by…
Worshipers’ Attitude and Mindset
Worshipers must have an attitude of showing respect to God. If we are supposed to meet a king, we will do our best to prepare for the meeting. How much more should we prepare to meet God, the Creator of the universe? First, we should realize the blessing and the importance of worship, and regard…
Order of Worship Service
Every ceremony is conducted in a certain order. Likewise, our worship service to God has an order. The order of worship cannot be the same for all the churches due to certain circumstances, but the standard guideline for worship is as follows: 1) Silent Prayer Close your eyes and pray to God with a godly…
About Worship Services
Worship service is a ceremony where we humble ourselves while giving prayers, praises, glory, and thanks to God for leading us to the kingdom of heaven with His holy love by granting us forgiveness of sins and eternal life. Then, on which day should we worship God? The days on which we should worship God…
The Purpose of Keeping Worship Services
We are inherently sinners from heaven. What is the purpose of our worship to God? First, it is to strengthen our relationship with God. The one we worship is God. God created the heavens and the earth, breathed life into mankind, saved us who are sinners, and even promised us the kingdom of heaven through…
The Reason for the Members to Serve One Another
God told us to “become the one who serves.” We, heavenly children, should please God by putting God’s teaching into practice. In the Bible, let us see the reason we should serve one another. First, it is because Christ Himself set us the example of serving “…whoever wants to become great among you must be…
How Should We Treat One Another?
God is pleased when His children are united (Ps 133:1; Php 2:1–2). However, if we are rude and inconsiderate of one another, it will be difficult to become one. Therefore, we ought to be polite and considerate with love, so that we can perform unity which God pleases. Then, let us see how we should…
What Kind of Words Should We Speak? (2)
We will continue to look into the words God wants us to say. 1. Words of thanks But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people. Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or…
What Kind of Words Should We Speak? (1)
Words reflect our personalities. It’s because words contain our thoughts and emotions. Therefore, as God’s children who received the promise of salvation, we are to glorify God with gracious and thankful words. From now on, we will look at the Bible to see what kind of words God wants us to use. 1. We should…
Blessings and Curses by Our Words
The Bible records the history of people who received blessings by their words and people who received curses by their words. Through their history, let us think of what kind of words we should speak. 1. Peter received the key to the kingdom of heaven Jesus . . . “Who do people say the Son…
The Importance of Words We Speak
There is a saying, “One word may pay back a huge debt.” It means that the impact of word is great. God too taught us many lessons on the importance of words. Let’s find out through the Bible. 1. Word is like a mirror that reveals our insides “Make a tree good and its fruit…
Reasons We Should to Study God’s Word
Why should we study God’s word? Let us find the reasons through the Bible. 1. For the life of our soul God’s word is the spiritual food. Jesus said that we would live by the word of God. Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that…
God’s Word Is Absolute
God’s Word is absolute, and there can be no exception. Regarding the word of God as absolute is the only way to receive blessings and salvation, because God pours out blessings only upon those who absolutely obey His Word. 1. The ark of Noah In the days when it didn’t rain, God commanded Noah to…
Reasons We Should Endure
In our life of faith, why should we endure? Let us find out the reasons through the Bible. 1. To be saved “Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death. All men will hate you because of me, but he…
The Forefathers of Faith Who Were Blessed Through Patience
In the Bible, there are many records about the forefathers of faith, who were blessed through their patience. Let us look at the spirit of patience, which we should have, through their deeds. 1. Patience of Job Job was faithful and truthful. He was a good man correctly serving God, in the eyes of God….
The Forefathers of Faith Who Overcame Temptation
Satan tempted the children of God with all kinds of evil schemes since the creation of the world. We have to overcome all the temptation from the Satan to move forward to the eternal kingdom of heaven. There are many records of the forefathers of faith who were blessed by overcoming the temptation from the…
Temptation of the Satan and Victory
Satan weakens our faith in the spiritual world, and drags us into ruin through secular things—materialistic things, honor, argument, hate, power, money, love, jealousy, envy, reputation, etc., so that we will not enter the kingdom of heaven. We must overcome the temptations of Satan. 1. How does the devil tempt us? Through materialistic things when…
Why We Should Make Efforts to Gather in Zion
God wants His people to gather together and blesses them when they gather, just as parents rejoice when their children gather together. “Again, I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything you ask for, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven. For where two or three…